SBI Clerk 2018: English Quiz for Prelims – 10

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Directions: Read each sentences to find and whether there is any grammatical mistake/error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number of that part with error as your answer. If there is ‘No error’, mark 5).

Q. 1. We had extensively discussions (1)/ with the participants and (2)/ obtained their feedback (3)/ regarding out new services. (4)/ No error. (5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 1

Explanation: substitute extensively with extensive.


Q. 2. The success of the (1)/ government sponsor job guarantee programme (2)/ has resulted in a (3)/ drastic drop in poverty. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 2

Explanation: substitute government sponsor with government sponsored


Q. 3. The Board’s decision has provided (1)/ employees with the opportunity (2)/ to acquire upto 100 (3)/ shares by the company. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 3

Explanation: substitute by with of


Q. 4. Their failure to inspect (1)/ our factories is a (2)/ clear indications that our (3)/ licence will not be renewed. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 3

Explanation: remove “s” from indications


Q. 5. Arranging such a large amount (1)/ of funds now will be a problem why (2)/ banks are usually not open (3)/ so early in the meaning. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 2

Explanation: substitute because for why


Directions: Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each pair of blanks that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

Q. 6. Healthy scepticism, a vital ___________ for any journalist, has given ______________ to credulity, or worse, naiveté.

(1) factor, up

(2) role, them

(3) attribute, way

(4) thing, away

(5) task, chance


Option: 3


Q. 7. Kejriwal’s ________ about all kinds of people became more and more _________ and even if there was a grain of truth in any of them, there was just no evidence.

(1) statements, attacking

(2) ideas, scathing

(3) pronouncements, outdated

(4) allegations, outlandish

(5) defamations, severe


Option: 4


Q. 8. Every time Vidya Balan went about repeating “Entertainment, entertainment, entertainment!” audiences at awards nights went into __________ as if Voltaire had _________ from his grave.

(1) raptures, quipped

(2) dark, came

(3) silence, grown

(4) hallucination, risen

(5) enjoy, awaken


Option: 1


Q. 9. Whether one believes it or not, there are still some people __________ us who could have become powerful____________ in strength and in financial means.

(1) about, either

(2) surrounding, neither

(3) above, here

(4) over, there

(5) around, both


Option: 5


Q. 10. When politicians became _________ and the bureaucracy __________ it is to the media that people turn for some guidance.

(1) corrupt, helpful

(2) venal, unresponsive

(3) dishonest, strong

(4) careless, dictator

(5) powerful, autocrat


Option: 2



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